When you check the version of Gatekeeper data on a new Mac, why should it show one which was pushed by Apple nearly 5 years ago for El Capitan?
How Time Machine has changed since it appeared in 2007, and how backing up to APFS volumes is different now it’s available in Big Sur.
Users need to know what changes in each update to macOS, as it may fix existing bugs and introduce new ones. Here’s how I work out what has changed, and its limitations.
APFS is almost 4 years old, and set out to solve the problem of accumulation of minor errors which has plagued HFS+. Has it?
macOS 11.2, 11.2.1 and 11.2.2 have come in quick succession. What do they tell us about how difficult it is to update Big Sur’s sealed System volume? Is this the way to go?
Is it possible to update a bootable external SSD connected to an M1 Mac from 11.2.1 to 11.2.2? A quest through nearly 60 GB of macOS updates in less than 4 weeks.
Apple has just released an update to Big Sur, bringing it to version 11.2.2. This is an urgent […]
When the App Store keeps refusing to install an update, there’s a limited range of solutions. Sometimes the traditional fix works best.
Certificate revocation checks in macOS could be misused in surveillance. How could you prevent that without putting your Mac at risk?
Does Big Sur require you to sign your own apps or other code using a proper Apple-issued signature? What about notarization and quarantine? Your questions answered.